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Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi behind the bars at a Dominican police station. (ANI Photo)

Illegal entry charge to citizenship question: Decoding the cases

By Neeraj Chauhan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 04:40 AM IST
  • Choksi was put in jail and his lawyers, and wife Priti, alleged he was abducted with the help of a woman, brought to Dominica, and tortured in custody.

Wife says Choksi being treated as a criminal because of Antigua PM

By Neeraj Chauhan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2021 03:38 AM IST
New Delhi: Priti Choksi, the wife of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, has said that her husband is treated as a criminal in Antigua because of statements made by prime minister Gaston Browne in the past, and that she fears for his life if he is sent back to India
India seems to be going all out as it has sent a private jet to get Mehul Choksi repatriated directly from Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told the local media there.
India seems to be going all out as it has sent a private jet to get Mehul Choksi repatriated directly from Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told the local media there.

News updates from HT: India sent jet to repatriate Choksi, says Gaston Browne

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 12:54 PM IST
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Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne speaks to the media. (ANI Photo)
Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne speaks to the media. (ANI Photo)

Mehul Choksi row lights up a political firestorm in Antigua, PM Browne hits back

Reported by Neeraj Chauhan | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 11:25 PM IST
  • The UPP earlier in the day accused Browne of ‘corrupting the rule of law’ referring to Browne’s request to the Dominican authorities to send Choksi to India directly and not repatriate him to Antigua and Barbados.
Mehul Choksi is wanted with connection to the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>13,500 crore loan fraud in Punjab National Bank. (HT Archive)
Mehul Choksi is wanted with connection to the 13,500 crore loan fraud in Punjab National Bank. (HT Archive)

Antiguan opposition asks PM Browne to treat fugitive Mehul Choksi as a citizen

By hindustantimes.com | Reported by Neeraj Chauhan | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Choksi, who is wanted with connection to the 13,500 crore loan fraud in Punjab National Bank, was arrested by the Dominican police earlier this week.
Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne described fugitive diamond trader Mehul Choksi as a “crook”(Hindustan Times)
Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne described fugitive diamond trader Mehul Choksi as a “crook”(Hindustan Times)

Mehul Choksi a crook, will be extradited: Antigua PM

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2019 01:47 AM IST
There was no immediate response from Indian officials. However, India has noted in the past that a move by Antigua and Barbuda to strip Choksi of his citizenship is a “positive development” as it will pave the way for his extradition.
Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi now lives in Antigua and Barbuda after acquiring citizenship in November 2017.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi now lives in Antigua and Barbuda after acquiring citizenship in November 2017.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Mehul Choksi, fugitive diamantaire, a law-abiding citizen, says his lawyer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 10:45 PM IST
Mehul Choksi’s lawyer said his client is exercising various legal remedies available in law and claimed that he is unable to travel to India due to serious health concerns.
The Bombay high court has asked Mehul Choksi’s counsel to submit his medical papers by July 1 to ascertain whether Choksi can be airlifted to India
The Bombay high court has asked Mehul Choksi’s counsel to submit his medical papers by July 1 to ascertain whether Choksi can be airlifted to India

‘Let him exhaust legal options’: Antigua PM ’s message to India on Mehul Choksi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 04:49 PM IST
Indian government’s request for PNB scam accused Choksi’s extradition has been pending with Antigua .
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